Compliance & Assurance Advisor

Job Type:Full Time


Basingstoke, GB

Department Name

OD Wessex Route Safety (113668) G1

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Brief Description

We are looking for a Compliance & Assurance Advisor to join our busy team in Wessex. Within this role you will review and identify underlying causes of non-compliance with Company Standards and key processes including the consolidation of reporting of key compliance indicators. You will also act as the key point of contact in the route for assurance and compliance issues. In this role it is crucial that you have the ability to work collaboratively across groups or functions and manage effective relationships with stakeholders and are able to articulate key points/messages in written format and verbally to both technical and non-technical audiences

        About the role (External)

        The key responsibilities for the Compliance and Assurance Advisor are:

        • Consolidation and reporting of key compliance indicators, together with review against Company Standards and identification of underlying causes.
        • Monitor the creation and completion of action plans to close non-conformances and effective utilisation of relevant databases.
        • Act as lead for co-ordination of integrated maintenance audit plans within the route.
        • Act as the key point of contact for maintenance compliance and assurance within the route to provide consistency.
        • Consolidate and monitor all matters associated with the Office of the Rail Regulator for the route teams.
        • Interface as required with other functions.
        • Coordinate standards stakeholder review and cascade process.

        Your experience will include:


        • Experience in compliance and assurance management processes and systems
        • Understand maintenance delivery process and techniques
        • Good communication and organisation and interpersonal skills


        • Knowledge of operational railway environment
        • Membership of professional body

        How to apply (External)

        Salary: £42,971 - £48,342
        Closing date: 1 June 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
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